Raphael Sanzio, usually known by his first name alone (in Italian Raffaello) (April 6 or March 28, 1483 – April 6, 1520) was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance, celebrated for the perfection and grace of his paintings and drawings. Together with Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci he forms the traditional trinity of great masters of that period.

Raphael was enormously productive and, despite his early death at thirty-seven, a large body of his work remains, especially in the Vatican. He was extremely influential in his lifetime, but after his death the influence of his great rival Michelangelo was more widespread until the 18th and 19th centuries, when his more serene and harmonious qualities were again regarded as the highest models.

His career falls naturally into three phases and three styles, first described by Giorgio Vasari: his early years in Umbria, then a period of about four years (from 1504-1508) absorbing the artistic traditions of Florence, followed by his last hectic and triumphant twelve years in Rome, working for two Popes and their close associates.

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Galatea - Raphael - www.raphaelsanzio.org
Galatea
Madonna Dell Impannata - Raphael - www.raphaelsanzio.org
Madonna Dell Impannata
The Stanza Della Segnatura Ceiling  Adam And Eve - Raphael - www.raphaelsanzio.org
The Stanza Della Segnatura Ceiling Adam And Eve
Study For St Paul Preaching In Athens - Raphael - www.raphaelsanzio.org
Study For St Paul Preaching In Athens
The Expulsion of Heliodorus from the Temple - Raphael - www.raphaelsanzio.org
The Expulsion of Heliodorus from the Temple
The Holy Family 1518 - Raphael - www.raphaelsanzio.org
The Holy Family 1518
Portrait Of Bindo Altoviti 1515 - Raphael - www.raphaelsanzio.org
Portrait Of Bindo Altoviti 1515
Study of the Head of an Apostle - Raphael - www.raphaelsanzio.org
Study of the Head of an Apostle
Jacob's Dream - Raphael - www.raphaelsanzio.org
Jacob's Dream
St John the Baptist - Raphael - www.raphaelsanzio.org
St John the Baptist
The Annunciation (Oddi altar, predella) - Raphael - www.raphaelsanzio.org
The Annunciation (Oddi altar, predella)
Saint Mary of Egypt - Raphael - www.raphaelsanzio.org
Saint Mary of Egypt

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